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Plans, organizes and directs the overall planning, economic development, zoning, community development, land management and related functions within the City and Borough.  Supervise and perform short- and long-range planning, economic research and development, land development and management, zoning review, community development and state and federal grant functions in accordance with assigned responsibilities.  Direct supervision of Planner I.  Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other Department and City employees, State and Federal officials and the public.  Principal duties performed in both a general office environment and at various fieldwork sites.  Annual salary $86,132.80+ DOQ/E.


Application and complet job description available at links below.  Contact or (907) 747-1816 with any questions.  Open Until Filled.  EOE. 


Job Description

Employment Application



Establishing hiring lists for the positions below.  Benefits include, but not limited to, 100% employer-paid health benefits (medical, dental and vision) for employee and family; retirement systems through Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) and Empower; 11 paid holidays; annual leave; employer-paid uniforms (excluding boots) and property required for positions. 


All positions require ability to maintain confidentiality of information; ability to learn access procedures and use of a variety of databases; ability to deal effectively with persons of varied backgrounds and deal effectively with high stress situations.  Mandatory shifts to include nights, weekends, holidays and overtime, both scheduled and emergency.  H/S diploma or GED; Dispatch and Jailer must be at least 18 years of age; Police officers minimum 21 years of age.  Testing and background checks included in selection process.


Return all applications by mail, fax or email to Human Resources, 100 Lincoln Street, Sitka AK 99835; fax (907) 747-1846; email Call (907) 747-1816 with any questions. 



Perform a variety of routine clerical, administrative, and technical work in receiving and dispatching routine and emergency information.  Knowledge of or ability to learn office practices and procedures and the use of office equipment and multi-line telephone system and multi-channel two-way radio. Knowledge of or ability to learn procedures and precedents for collecting, summarizing, and relating data which is highly confidential and/or sensitive.


Ability to type 35 WPM.  On-site view of job specifications encouraged and can be scheduled by contacting Lyn at 747-3245. 


Dispatcher Application

Job Description




 Preference given to applicants with current certification as police officer.  Mandatory 12-hour shift work include nights, weekends, holidays and overtime, both scheduled and emergency with 4 days on/3 days off, 3 days on/4 days off.  Must meet minimum standards of Alaska Police Standards Council for Police Officers. 


Police Officer Job Description

F-3 Application Form for Police Officers




For all positions, send or fax completed single page applications (please do not submit applications copied front and back), resumes and references to:

The City and Borough of Sitka
Attn: Human Resources
100 Lincoln Street
Sitka, AK 99835
Human Resources: (907) 747-1816 Fax: (907) 747-1846
Email with any questions.

The City and Borough of Sitka is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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